There’s hope – and Faith – for Mirror’s Edge fans. Dice and EA have confirmed that they are working on a sequel to the parkour-inspired first person adventure and platforming game. No release date yet though.
Coming this fall, iOS 7 completely overhauls the user interface, opting for a more minimal and layered design. It also – finally! – has a shortcut to oft-toggled settings as well as a better app-switching interface. More at Apple.
An extensive look at MGS V. The Metal Gear series goes open world for the first time ever, bringing with it new challenges and opportunities. It also brings Big Boss one step closer to his Darth Vader moment.
Titanfall seems to be EA’s answer to Destiny. The game is a multiplayer-focused FPS where players can fight on foot as well as with mechs. Infantry are more agile, but the mechs are more powerful. More at NeoGAF.
The aura of hype and kowtowing in this video – is this a report or an ad? – is so thick it’s quite unnerving to listen to at times. But IGN does cover a lot of ground here about Bungie’s upcoming massively multiplayer FPS Destiny.
Dracula is besieged by powerful forces. Satan himself is amassing forces to exact revenge, and the Belmonts are coming for their errant kin’s head. Lords of Shadow 2 will see the conclusion of Gabriel Belmont’s tragic tale.
Michael Birken made a software algorithm that creates pixel art while also being a form of pixel art unto itself. Using a modified version of Tetris, the algorithm draws images while actually playing the game. More here.
(NSFW: Language, Gore) The mulitplayer in The Last of Us is as tense as its story mode. Form clans to scavenge and survive random events as well as attacks from enemies. You’ll also be able to buy and craft items on the fly.
Tall Chess is the app equivalent of the vertical chess set. It’s neat and simple, and it’s free-to-play if you just want to match wits with one person at a time. If you upgrade to the paid version, you get to play multiple games at once.
A puzzle adventure game where you play as a man armed with a gun that creates clones of himself. You can possess any of your clones as you navigate through the game’s beautifully creepy world. Also on Steam. Demo at 2:02.
The story trailer for Rain gives us another look at its intriguing visuals and gameplay mechanics. The puzzle adventure game will be released on the PS3 this fall. The song is Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy.
A point-and-click adventure game inspired by early Mickey Mouse, Looney Tunes and other classic cartoons. Aside from its retro cartoon look, the game will also ask players to “think like a toon” in order to solve its puzzles.
The sequel to one of the best tower defense games ever made will launch on iOS devices on 06/06/13. It will have new towers, enemies and heroes. Flash version to follow; sadly, there’s no word on its Android release yet. More here.
Mojang’s next major release, the trading card game Scrolls will enter open beta on 06/03/13. It will cost $20 and will be available for Mac and PC. It looks like 2013 is the year of digitaltradingcardgames.
Another stellar lineup of indie games for PC, Mac & Linux. From the brutal Hotline Miami, the moving Dear Esther and the meta-game Little Inferno. DRM-Free. A $90 value, but you get to pay what you want and even help charity.
The debut trailer for the tenth (!) installment in the Call of Duty series, Call of Duty: Ghosts sees the United States dethroned from its superpower status following a devastating attack. We just hope that dog doesn’t die.
Keeping track of the serial numbers of software and gadgets can be a pain. That’s where Serial+ comes in. It’s an easy to use app that can store the serial number, length of warranty, pictures and other info about your items.
Door Kickers is an unique, fast-paced real-time strategy game. Control a SWAT team from a 2D top-down perspective and rescue hostages. It has a random mission generator and will also come with a mission editor.
Metal Gear Solid: The Legacy Collection is a two-disc bundle that contains eight games: Metal Gear 1 & 2, MGS 1, 2, 3 & 4, MGS: Peace Walker & MGS: VR Missions. It also comes with two digital graphic novels. A serious bargain.
Do you have access to multiple data connections or Internet providers? Connectify’s Switchboard is a cloud service subscription that lets you gang together multiple Internet connections at once to speed up both downloads and uploads.
Coming this Holiday season, Gran Turismo 6 has new game and physics engines. It will also have all cars and tracks from GT5, plus at least 7 new locations and even more rides. We might also see it ported to mobile devices.